The collation differs slightly from that given by Nissen:
vol.I : portrait + 41 plates
vol.II : 30 plates, including 9 in the Appendix, of which 2 uncoloured and folding
vol.III: 29 plates
THE SCARCE ENLARGED SECOND EDITION.
The fine plates by Ferdinand and Francis Bauer were much admired by Goethe, himself an enthusiastic botanist and draughtsman, 'It is a real joy', he says, 'to look at these plates, for Nature is visible, Art concealed'.(cf. Blunt: The Art of Botanical Illustration, pp.200-1)